Pipeline firms seek to avoid cybersecurity mandates, despite Colonial hack

May 17, 2021
Companies don’t need to share information on outages with the government or others in the industry.
Electric power companies and airlines are required to report cybersecurity threats to the government. Why are pipeline companies exempt?
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Fuel shortages at gas stations following pipeline hack

May 12, 2021
Many people are running out to top up ... just in case.
Gas stations begin to run out of gasoline after drivers rushed to fill up on May 11, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Gas stations depend on getting customers inside. Is that a problem right now?

Mar 30, 2020
The U.S. has 150,000 convenience stores — and most are connected to gas pumps.
Some health experts question the safety of small convenience stores during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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This is the most expensive gas station in America

Nov 20, 2018
Why would a station charge nearly $6 for a gallon of gas?
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Why do gas prices end in 9/10 of a cent?

Oct 11, 2018
...and everything else you've ever wondered about gas stations.
What's with the 9/10?
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For oil giant Shell, service station means electric cars, too

Nov 27, 2017
Running cars on something other than gas stands to greatly reduce the world’s need for oil. That has energy company Shell moving into the electric vehicle charging business. On top of last month’s purchase of major European electric vehicle charging network NewMotion, it’s got a new partnership to put high speed EV chargers in dozens […]

Why gas stations are disappearing

May 22, 2014
There are only 39 gas stations left in Manhattan, echoing a national trend.

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